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Featured: Black Interest

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A truly exciting American debut from a Nigerian writer on Chris Abani’s new poetry imprint, Black Goat, with an introduction by Kwame Dawes.


The debut title from Akashic’s Open Lens imprint: a universal tale of family, heritage, and the ties that bind, from the nationally best-selling author Randall Robinson.

Eight New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set

This nine-piece box set, an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project, features the work of eight African poets.

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Upcoming Events

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce — Sangster’s Book Store—Portmore, Kingston, Jamaica

11/16/19, 1:00pm

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce will be signing copies of I Am a Promise at Sangster’s Book Store—Portmore.

Don McPherson — Big Blue Marble Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA

11/19/19, 7:00pm

Former Philadelphia Eagle Don McPherson presents You Throw Like a Girl at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore.

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